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Diwali Snacks

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Get 124 Diwali Snacks in this collection – which includes Diwali Faral, Diwali savory snacks, Chaat snacks and Party snacks. This is a large collection of Diwali recipes and includes all type of recipes like starters, snacks or side dishes. I hope this Diwali snacks recipe collection is helpful and handy to you.

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Diwali or Deepavali is one of the most popular Indian festival. At many places, there are special vacations in schools and colleges. So it is usually a good time to meet friends, go for picnics or small outings and overall celebrate Diwali with your family. It is also a good time to meet your old friends or just relax at your home and read a good book.

This year Diwali is on November 14, 2020. Wishing all my friends and readers of the blog, a Happy Diwali. I hope this Diwali brings prosperity, peace and wisdom in your life.

The most important thing is wisdom because how we deal with any situation depends upon our intelligence. So while we are praying prosperity, wealth or peace also ask for wisdom so that we can deal with life situations wisely.

What to make for Diwali?

If you have the above question, then look no further. I am here to help you with this super recipe compilation that will help you in deciding your Diwali snacks menu. Choose any recipe or dish that you like from this collection.

In this list of Diwali snacks, I have included snacks from all over India. So you will find Maharashtrian snacks, North Indian as well as South Indian snacks and some Bengali snacks.

India has a rich cuisine and each Indian state has their own favorite snack or sweet that is made during Diwali. I have listed below the recipes which I have shared on the blog.

This list comprises of both savory and sweet snacks. I have also added some cookie recipes in the list. You will also find some party snacks. Most of these recipes can be easily scaled.

If you love sweets, then this awesome collection of Diwali Sweets will also be super helpful.

Many of these dishes are vegetarian and some are vegan. You can easily make the vegetarian snacks by skipping ghee, butter or milk.

Use vegan butter or oil in place of ghee or butter. Replace milk with almond or cashew milk.

Maharashtrian Snacks or Diwali Faral

Below you will find the savory Diwali snacks also known as “faral”. Most of them are deep fried. For a healthier option you can bake or air-fry these snacks.

chakli recipechakli recipe

1 hr 15 mins

Crisp & crunchy snack for Diwali festival. chakli is a deep-fried snack made from rice flour, gram flour, wheat flour or a mixture of lentil flours.

shankarpali recipeshankarpali recipe

1 hr

Sweet shankarpali recipe – crisp, flaky, melt in the mouth fried and baked biscuits. Shankarpali is a popular festive snack from maharashtra.

1 hr 20 mins

Karanji is a crisp flaky fried pastry stuffed with desiccated coconut and dry fruits. it is also one of the sweet snack that is a part of Diwali faral.

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55 mins

Bhakarwadi is one of the popular snack from western India. Bhakarwadi are fried and crisp pinwheels or spirals. They are addictive and have a sweet, spicy and tangy taste.

poha chivda recipe, roasted thin poha chivda recipepoha chivda recipe, roasted thin poha chivda recipe

25 mins

Chivda or poha chivda is a quick dry snack made with thin poha, dry fruits, peanuts, spices in Maharashtrian style.

cornflakes chivda recipe, makai chivda recipecornflakes chivda recipe, makai chivda recipe

25 mins

Cornflakes chivda is a crisp, crunchy, sweet & savory fried mixture made with corn flakes, dry fruits and spices.

roasted oats chivda reciperoasted oats chivda recipe

20 mins

Roasted oats chivda is a savory mixture of roasted oats, nuts, spices and herbs.

puran poli recipe, pooran poli recipepuran poli recipe, pooran poli recipe

5 hrs

Puran poli is a sweet flatbread stuffed with a sweet lentil filling made from skinned spilt bengal gram/chana dal and jaggery.

North Indian Snacks

Here you will find both savory and sweet snacks from the northern parts of India. In fact a few of these snacks are popular all over India.

nankhatai recipenankhatai recipe

40 mins

Nankhatai are Indian shortbread cookies that are made with all-purpose flour, sugar and ghee (clarified butter) or butter.

mathri recipemathri recipe

1 hr 10 mins

Mathri is a tea time snack. Flaky, crisp and spiced flour crackers. 

gujiya recipe, mawa gujiya recipegujiya recipe, mawa gujiya recipe

1 hr 15 mins

This crisp and flaky gujiya is made with khoya or mawa. Gujiya is a popular North Indian sweet of a crisp, flaky pastry filled with a sweet khoya and dry fruits stuffing. Khoya or mawa is evaporated milk solids. 

1 hr 5 mins

Namak pare is a savory and fried flour crispies and usually had with Indian chai.

shakkar pare recipe, shakkar para recipeshakkar pare recipe, shakkar para recipe

50 mins

Shakkar pare is North Indian sweet of crisp, flaky fried flour crispies coated with sugar syrup.

sev recipe, besan sev recipesev recipe, besan sev recipe

35 mins

This sev recipe is made from besan (gram flour) and hence also known as besan sev. These are crisp sev made from besan and spices. This is a quick, savory snack prepared during Diwali.

potato sev recipe | aloo sev recipepotato sev recipe | aloo sev recipe

50 mins

Crisp spiced sev made with besan and potatoes.

South Indian Snacks

Listed below are Diwali snacks that is made in South India. Murukku and its many variations are made in South Indian homes. I have also included recipes of sweet appams in this section.

murukku recipemurukku recipe

50 mins

Murukku is a popular South Indian crunchy and crispy snack made with rice flour and lentil flour. It is also known as murukulu, chakralu and jantikalu in Andhra.

butter murukku recipebutter murukku recipe

30 mins

Butter murukku is a South Indian style murukku made with butter & rice flour.

ribbon pakoda recipe, ribbon murukku reciperibbon pakoda recipe, ribbon murukku recipe

30 mins

Ribbon pakoda are fried crisp ribbon shaped savory snack. They are easy to prepare and tastes good too. they are also known as ribbon murukku or ola pakoda or nada thenkuzhal.

thattai recipethattai recipe

40 mins

Thattai are deep-fried crispy rice crackers served as a snack and made during festivals like krishna jayanthi (gokulashtmi) or Diwali. Thattai are made with rice flour, spices and herbs having a spiced, crunchy and crisp taste.

omapodi recipeomapodi recipe

30 mins

Omapodi is a delicious and crispy South Indian snack of sev laced with the aroma and flavor of ajwain or carom seeds

kara boondi recipekara boondi recipe

45 mins

Kara boondi is a spiced version of boondi and a mixture consisting of boondi, peanuts, cashews, curry leaves and a few spices.

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1 hr 15 mins

Madras mixture recipe – one of the popular South Indian snacks made during Diwali is this South Indian mixture, which is basically a mix of various edible ingredients, nuts and dry fruits. It is also called as omapodi mixture.

poornam boorelupoornam boorelu

40 mins

Poornam boorelu – deep fried snack made with a stuffing of chana dal+jaggery and coated with rice+urad dal batter.

unniyappam recipe, unni appam recipeunniyappam recipe, unni appam recipe

3 hrs 50 mins

Unniyappam are sweet fritters made with rice, banana, a few spices and coconut.

wheat appam recipe, sweet paniyaram recipe with wheat flour, instant wheat paniyaram recipewheat appam recipe, sweet paniyaram recipe with wheat flour, instant wheat paniyaram recipe

35 mins

These are instant appams made with whole wheat flour, jaggery and bananas.

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50 mins

Banana appam are sweet appam or paniyaram made with ripe bananas, rice flour and jaggery.

sweet paniyaram recipesweet paniyaram recipe

30 mins

Sweet appam or Sweet paniyaram is a crisp, soft and porous dumpling made with leftover idli batter. Vegan & gluten free snack.

yereyappa recipe, karnataka rice appams recipe, sweet appams recipeyereyappa recipe, karnataka rice appams recipe, sweet appams recipe

4 hrs 25 mins

Yereyappa is a Karnataka special traditional navrathri sweet dish

Cookies

eggless butter cookies recipeeggless butter cookies recipe

Moderate
1 hr 5 mins

These crisp and tasty eggless butter cookies are made with whole wheat flour, butter and spiced with cardamom and nutmeg powder.

eggless chocolate chip cookies recipeeggless chocolate chip cookies recipe

Easy
45 mins

Soft textured and a slight chewy chocolate chip cookies made without eggs.

single oatmeal cookies kept on a white plate on a cream napkinsingle oatmeal cookies kept on a white plate on a cream napkin

Easy
30 mins

A super simple recipe of making oatmeal raisin cookies that give crisp, crunchy and chewy cookies.

coconut cookies recipecoconut cookies recipe

Easy
30 mins

Easy vegan coconut cookies made with whole wheat flour, jaggery and coconut oil.

eggless coconut macaroons recipeeggless coconut macaroons recipe

Easy
25 mins

This is a quick three-ingredient 30-minute recipe (baking time included) of coconut macaroons made without eggs.

Chaat Snacks

Who does not love Chaat? I know Diwali is a time to have plenty of sweets but it is also a time to have delicious chaat snacks.

Indian street food has an array of so many awesome chaat dishes and all of them are equally great.

I always make it a point to make a few chaat snacks during Diwali festival. Not only the family loves these but even our friends and guests enjoy them.

pani puri recipepani puri recipe

35 mins

Pani puri is a popular street food of India, where crisp fried dough balls are stuffed with potatoes, sprouts, spicy tangy water or sweet chutney.

dahi vada recipedahi vada recipe

9 hrs 45 mins

Dahi vada is a popular North Indian street food snack made of lentil dumplings in yogurt, spiced with chutneys and spice powders.

Ragda Patties Recipe, Ragda Pattice RecipeRagda Patties Recipe, Ragda Pattice Recipe

50 mins

Ragda Patties is a popular Bombay chaat recipe where potato patties are topped with ragda (dried peas curry) and the various chaat chutneys, sev and spice powders.

bhel puri recipebhel puri recipe

30 mins

Bhelpuri is a crispy, sweet, tangy, spicy mixture of many edibles. Bhel puri is mainly made with puffed rice mixed with onions, tomatoes, assorted chutneys etc. This bhel puri is easy to make and includes quick recipes for the 3 chutneys that are added in a bhel puri. 

sev puri recipesev puri recipe

1 hr

Sev puri is a spicy, sweet and tangy street snack from Mumbai.

masala puri recipe, masala puri chaat recipemasala puri recipe, masala puri chaat recipe

9 hrs 20 mins

Masala puri chaat is a chatpata, spicy, tangy and tasty street food snack from Bangalore.

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15 mins

Jhal muri is a tasty and very popular street food snack from Kolkata. Jhalmuri is made with puffed rice and other tidbits like roasted peanuts, onions, tomatoes, boiled potatoes, spice powders and herbs.

aloo tikki chaat recipealoo tikki chaat recipe

30 mins

Aloo tikki chaat is super delicious chatpata dish. In aloo tikki chaat fried potato patties are topped with a tangy sweet tamarind chutney and spicy green chutney along with curd (yogurt).

raj kachori recipe, raj kachori chaat reciperaj kachori recipe, raj kachori chaat recipe

40 mins

Raj kachori also called as the king of all kachoris is a popular chaat snack from north India.

dahi puri recipe, dahi batata puri chaat recipedahi puri recipe, dahi batata puri chaat recipe

1 hr

Dahi puri also known as dahi batata puri is a delicious, yummy, chatpata chaat snack from Mumbai. It is sweet, sour, tangy, spicy and crispy chaat.

katori chaat recipe, aloo lachha tokri chaat recipekatori chaat recipe, aloo lachha tokri chaat recipe

45 mins

Katori chaat also known as tokri chaat is a popular chaat snack from north India. Fried potato baskets are topped with cooked chana, boiled potatoes, sweet and spicy chutneys, curd and a few spice powders. 

aloo tikki chole recipealoo tikki chole recipe

45 mins

Aloo tikki chole are crisp & browned spiced potato patties served with a spicy North Indian chickpea curry along with a green chutney and sweet chutney with some tidbits.

samosa chaat recipe, chana samosa chaat recipesamosa chaat recipe, chana samosa chaat recipe

30 mins

Samosa chaat is a lip-smacking chaat made with samosa, chickpea curry, various chutneys and spices.

5 hrs 30 mins

Popular North Indian snack of dahi bhalla papdi chaat.

ram ladoo reciperam ladoo recipe

4 hrs 30 mins

Ram ladoo is a popular street food snack from Delhi. Crisp pakoras or vadas made from moong dal and chana dal batter. 

dahi papdi chaat recipedahi papdi chaat recipe

45 mins

Dahi papdi chaat is a popular chaat snack which is sweet, spicy and tangy.

aloo chana chaat recipealoo chana chaat recipe

30 mins

Aloo chana chaat is a spicy, tangy, sweet chaat made with boiled potatoes and white chickpeas.

dahi aloo tikkidahi aloo tikki

35 mins

Dahi aloo tikki is a popular street food snack of potato patties topped with yogurt, sweet tamarind chutney, green chutney and spice blends.

kala chana chaat recipekala chana chaat recipe

12 mins

Kala chana chaat is a tangy and tasty snack made from black chickpeas

pav bhaji recipepav bhaji recipe

Easy
40 mins

Pav bhaji is a popular street food from Mumbai consisting of spiced smooth mashed mix vegetables, served with lightly toasted buttered bread.

Diwali Party Snacks

Parties are often kept during Diwali. It could be a small get together or a family reunion. So when there is a party, there should be great food.

In this section, I have compiled party snacks and starters which can be made easily. You will find baked, steamed and fried snacks & appetizers in this list.

Tikka, Kabab & Cutlet

paneer tikkapaneer tikka

2 hrs 30 mins

This Restaurant Style Paneer Tikka is a popular and delicious tandoori snack where paneer (Indian cottage cheese cubes) are marinated in a spiced yogurt-based marinade, arranged on skewers and grilled in the oven.

aloo tikka recipe, tandoori aloo recipealoo tikka recipe, tandoori aloo recipe

40 mins

Marinated & spiced potatoes which can be grilled or pan fried.

dahi ke kabab recipe, dahi kabab recipedahi ke kabab recipe, dahi kabab recipe

8 hrs 15 mins

Dahi kabab are crisp, soft and tasty kababs made with dahi or curd. Here the dahi used is hung curd.

veg cutlet recipe, veg patties recipe, vegetable cutlet recipeveg cutlet recipe, veg patties recipe, vegetable cutlet recipe

45 mins

These are crisp and tasty veg cutlet made with mixed vegetables. These vegan patties are a good tea time snack.

corn patties recipe, corn cutlet recipe, sweet corn tikki recipecorn patties recipe, corn cutlet recipe, sweet corn tikki recipe

50 mins

Corn cutlet are crisp melt in the mouth corn patties made with mashed potatoes and stuffed with a spicy corn filling.

hara bhara kabab recipehara bhara kabab recipe

50 mins

Hara bhara kebab recipe is a delicious variation of vegetarian kabab. it is made with fresh spinach leaves, green peas and potatoes. So they are nutritious as well as delicious. Hara bhara kabab makes for a good Indian starter or snack. This green veg kabab can also be stuffed in burger buns or sandwiches can be made from them. 

corn kabab recipe, sweet corn kebab recipecorn kabab recipe, sweet corn kebab recipe

50 mins

This crispy and tasty sweet corn kabab is an easy to make snack.

Fried & Steamed Snacks

potato wedges recipepotato wedges recipe

Easy
30 mins

This recipe post details both the fried and baked methods of making potato wedges.

thayir vadai recipe | curd vada recipethayir vadai recipe | curd vada recipe

9 hrs 30 mins

Thayir vadai is the South Indian variation of dahi vada and is spiced and sour to taste. 

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20 mins

Khaman dhokla or khaman as its called is a savory steamed cake made from gram flour.

khatta dhokla recipe, white dhokla recipekhatta dhokla recipe, white dhokla recipe

Moderate
8 hrs 25 mins

Khatta dhokla is a fermented and steamed sour cake made from rice, black gram (urad dal) & sour yogurt. It is light, spongy and mildly spiced with ginger and green chilies.

rava dhokla reciperava dhokla recipe

35 mins

Rava dhokla is steamed, soft and fluffy cake made from rava or semolina.

Moderate
20 mins

Chana Dal Dhokla is a steamed lentil cake made with ground, fermented batter made of rice, bengal gram (chana dal) and curd (yogurt).

khandvi recipekhandvi recipe

40 mins

Khandvi is a soft, melt in the mouth, spiced and seasoned gram flour rolls. A favorite snack from the Gujarati cuisine.

kothimbir vadi recipekothimbir vadi recipe

35 mins

Kothimbir vadi is a delicious savory crisp snack made with gram flour (besan), coriander leaves and spices.

bread roll recipebread roll recipe

50 mins

This is a crisp and tasty bread roll with a soft spiced mashed potato filling.

gobi 65 recipegobi 65 recipe

1 hr 20 mins

Gobi 65 is a spicy and tasty starter snack of fried cauliflower florets.

40 mins

Aloo tikki is a popular North Indian snack of spiced, crisp potato patties.

methi muthia recipemethi muthia recipe

50 mins

Methi muthia are steamed or fried dumplings made from gram flour and fenugreek leaves (methi).

vegetable chop recipe, veg chop recipevegetable chop recipe, veg chop recipe

50 mins

These are tasty Bengali vegetable chops which are a popular street food recipe of veg cutlet from west bengal.  

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1 hr 20 mins

Kacchi Dabeli or Kutchi dabeli is a Mumbai street food also popular in Gujarat.

cheese balls recipecheese balls recipe

Moderate
45 mins

Easy to prepare tasty recipe of cheese balls made with potatoes, gram flour and cheese.

papaya sambharo recipe for fafdapapaya sambharo recipe for fafda

30 mins

Fafda is a fried crispy crunchy tasty snack made with besan (gram flour), laced with carom seeds and black pepper. A popular Gujarati vegan snack.

Samosa & Kachori

samosa recipesamosa recipe

1 hr 30 mins

Punjabi samosa is a classic and popular Indian snack stuffed with spiced potato peas filling.

kachori recipekachori recipe

2 hrs 45 mins

Flaky and tasty kachori made with spiced moong lentils stuffing.

matar kachori recipe, motor shutir kochuri recipematar kachori recipe, motor shutir kochuri recipe

1 hr 15 mins

Koraishutir kochuri is a fried bread with a mild and sweet green peas stuffing. A popular Bengali breakfast as well as snack.

urad dal kachori recipeurad dal kachori recipe

1 hr

Urad dal kachori are soft as well as crisp stuffed kachori from the Uttar Pradesh cuisine. Kachori are stuffed with a spiced urad dal paste. 

radhaballavi reciperadhaballavi recipe

9 hrs 30 mins

Radhaballavi also known as radhaballabhi are tasty dal puris. These soft pooris are stuffed with a spiced dal filling.

matar kachori recipe, peas kachori recipematar kachori recipe, peas kachori recipe

1 hr

Peas kachori is a flaky & crisp Indian pastries stuffed with spiced & mashed peas. Vegan recipe.

Pakoda & Vada

30 mins

Onion pakoda are onion fritters made with thinly sliced onions, gram flour or besan batter and some spices. This is a classic Punjabi style onion pakora recipe and one that I make at home as a tea-time snack.

bread pakora recipebread pakora recipe

Moderate
1 hr 5 mins

Bread pakora is a popular North Indian snack of bread fritters. Bread slices are stuffed with spiced mashed potatoes filling, batter-coated and then deep-fried.

aloo pakora recipe, potato bajji recipealoo pakora recipe, potato bajji recipe

40 mins

Aloo pakora or potato bajji are crisp potato fritters which are deep fried. 

25 mins

Gram flour coated cottage cheese fritters. These tasty paneer pakoda are crisp from outside and soft from inside.

palak pakoda recipe, palak pakora recipepalak pakoda recipe, palak pakora recipe

30 mins

Palak Pakoda is a crisp and tasty deep fried fritters made with spinach, gram flour, herbs and spices.

mirchi bajji recipe, mirapakaya bajji recipe, stuffed mirchi bhajiya recipemirchi bajji recipe, mirapakaya bajji recipe, stuffed mirchi bhajiya recipe

40 mins

Tangy, spiced, crunchy and tasty stuffed mirchi bajji. These delicious bajjis are also known as mirapakaya bajji in Andhra and is a well known street food there. 

ulli vada recipe, onion vada recipeulli vada recipe, onion vada recipe

40 mins

Ulli vada are crisp and crunchy onion fritters. Popular as a street food snack in Kerala.

gobi pakora recipegobi pakora recipe

50 mins

Gobi pakoda recipe – crisp fried marinated cauliflower fritters made with gram flour or besan.

pazham pori recipepazham pori recipe

40 mins

Pazham pori or ethakka appam is a popular street food snack from Kerala made with ripe bananas. 

medu vada recipemedu vada recipe

4 hrs 40 mins

Medu vada are crisp and fried dough nuts made from black grams, herbs, coconut and spices. These urad dal vada are also known as Garelu in Andhra, Uzhunnu Vada in Kerala and Medhu Vadai in Tamil Nadu. 

Moderate
2 hrs 35 mins

Chana dal vada is a popular crispy & crunchy fried snack made from chana dal, onions and spices-herbs. Gluten-free and Vegan

batata vada recipe, maharashtrian batata vada recipebatata vada recipe, maharashtrian batata vada recipe

45 mins

Batata vada is a fried potato stuffed fritter. The recipe shared here is the Maharashtrian recipe of making batata vada.

mysore bonda recipemysore bonda recipe

8 hrs 30 mins

These mysore bajji are crisp, soft and fluffy fritters made with urad dal, some spices and fresh coconut bits.

maddur vada recipe, maddur vade recipemaddur vada recipe, maddur vade recipe

30 mins

Maddur vada are crisp fried patties popular as an evening snack in Karnataka. Maddur vade are made with a mix of rice flour, semolina, all purpose flour, onions and some herbs-spices. 

goli baje recipegoli baje recipe

3 hrs 20 mins

Goli baje also called as Mangalore bajji and Mangalore bonda is a popular streed food snack from the Karnataka cuisine. These are like soft and spongy fritters made with all purpose flour, spices and herbs.

paniyaram recipe, kuzhi paniyaram recipepaniyaram recipe, kuzhi paniyaram recipe

35 mins

Paniyaram are crisp and soft spiced dumplings made from leftover idli batter.

punugulu recipepunugulu recipe

30 mins

Punugulu are spiced and crisp fritters made from idli dosa batter. Quick snack from the Andhra cuisine.

Sandwich Recipes

sandwich recipe, veg sandwich recipesandwich recipe, veg sandwich recipe

35 mins

This Bombay vegetable sandwich is a popular Mumbai street food of delicious sandwiches made with mix vegetables, green chutney and a few spice powders. 

mayonnaise sandwich recipemayonnaise sandwich recipe

Easy
15 mins

This is a tasty and easy to prepare mayonnaise sandwich made with mild veggie mayo stuffing

veg club sandwich recipe, club sandwichveg club sandwich recipe, club sandwich

Easy
30 mins

Veg club sandwich recipe – this recipe is the club sandwich that used to be served in the restaurants in Mumbai. 

paneer sandwich recipe, indian style tasty grilled paneer sandwich recipepaneer sandwich recipe, indian style tasty grilled paneer sandwich recipe

15 mins

This is a simple and easy breakfast or snack idea of grilled paneer sandwich.

cheese sandwich recipecheese sandwich recipe

15 mins

This is a crisp cheesy sandwich made with Indian spices and grilled.

aloo toast recipe, potato sandwich recipealoo toast recipe, potato sandwich recipe

40 mins

This is an easy to make grilled potato sandwich made with spiced mashed potatoes.

veg coleslaw sandwich recipeveg coleslaw sandwich recipe

Easy
15 mins

This is easy and quick to prepare sandwiches made with veg coleslaw.

veg grilled sandwich recipeveg grilled sandwich recipe

Easy
50 mins

This Mumbai style veg grilled sandwiches are spiced with coriander chutney, filled with veggies and grilled to perfection.

cucumber sandwich recipecucumber sandwich recipe

Easy
10 mins

These quick to prepare cucumber sandwiches makes for a nice finger food snack for kid parties or tea parties.

chilli cheese toast recipechilli cheese toast recipe

14 mins

Chilli cheese toast on tawa – tasty cheese toast spiced with chilies and ginger. An easy breakfast to prepare and serve.

Kulcha, Poori & Bhatura

kulcha recipekulcha recipe

2 hrs 45 mins

Kulcha is a popular soft leavened North Indian flatbread. they can be made in the tandoor as well as on a tava or griddle.

aloo kulcha recipealoo kulcha recipe

1 hr 10 mins

Aloo kulcha are crisp and soft leavened flatbreads stuffed with a spiced potato stuffing.

chole bhature recipechole bhature recipe

Moderate
9 hrs 30 mins

Chole Bhature is a spicy chickpea curry served with leavened fried bread. Popular in Punjab and parts of north India.

aloo puri recipealoo puri recipe

1 hr 15 mins

This aloo puri is a traditional Punjabi spiced potato curry served with pooris.

poori recipepoori recipe

40 mins

Crisp, golden and soft poori made with whole wheat flour, salt and water.

BhaturaBhatura

Moderate
9 hrs

Bhatura or Bhature is a thick leavened fried Indian bread made with yeast or without yeast. These soft and fluffy no yeast bhatura are made with whole wheat flour (atta) and curd (dahi).

Indian-Chinese Recipes

chilli paneer, chilli paneer restaurant stylechilli paneer, chilli paneer restaurant style

Moderate
30 mins

Chilli paneer is one of the popular recipe from the Indian Chinese cuisine. This chilli paneer gives restaurant style taste and flavor.

gobhi manchurian recipegobhi manchurian recipe

1 hr 5 mins

This healthy and tasty chinese gobi manchurian with sauce is a saucy, umami and spicy recipe. A Vegan Cauliflower Manchurian Gravy made without maida and without deep frying.

manchurian or veg manchurian recipemanchurian or veg manchurian recipe

Moderate
1 hr

Veg Manchurian is a tasty Indo Chinese dish of fried veg manchurian balls in a spicy, sweet and tangy sauce. This delicious veg manchurian recipe is with a sauce or gravy. A vegan recipe.

spring roll recipe, how to make veg spring roll recipespring roll recipe, how to make veg spring roll recipe

Moderate
45 mins

Veg spring rolls are a popular Chinese snack. These delicious vegan spring rolls are crunchy from outside, with a spiced vegetable filling from inside.

45 mins

Spicy and tasty indo Chinese recipe of mushroom manchurian dry.

50 mins

Stir fried noodles with mixed vegetables. Chow mein noodles is a popular Indian street food.

chilli baby corn recipechilli baby corn recipe

45 mins

Chilli baby corn recipe is a snack or starter recipe of crispy & spicy pan fried baby corn.

dry chilli mushroom recipedry chilli mushroom recipe

40 mins

This is an easy to prepare spicy and tasty mushroom chilli recipe. This is a popular indo Chinese starter snack.

hakka noodles recipehakka noodles recipe

Easy
40 mins

This hakka noodles recipe taste delicious and will have you craving for more. A vegan recipe loaded with veggies and button mushrooms.

Stay safe and have a great time. Wishing a Happy Diwali to all of you.

This post from the archives (Oct 2013) has been republished and updated on 28 October 2020.